Two blocks from the Plaza Mayor, this mansion stands out, once the family residence of the prosperous banker, shipowner, and Navarro merchant, Don Martín de Osambela. He had the mansion built at the end of the 18th Century and with its particular architectural style, this old house is the essence and synthesis of the unpredictable tastes of Lima's inhabitants of yesteryear, along with its amalgam of styles and its legends of grandeur. Presently, the old house is the headquarters of the Centro Cultural Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. The centre is open if you would like to visit and entry is free. Here, you can find willing staff to take you on a tour of the site. Tipping for this service is at the discretion of the visitor.
- Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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